Regional News

Thousands of people in North East and North Cumbria invited to help NHS trial new cancer test

North East and North Cumbria have been selected as one of eight areas of the country to take part in the world’s largest trial of a revolutionary new blood test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer before symptoms appear. People in North East and North Cumbria will be among the first to […]
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Man charged following the death of a Pudsey woman at Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh

Police in Scotland has charged a man in connection with the suspicious death of a woman in Edinburgh. Fawziyah Javed aged 31 from Pudsey, fell from the famous landmark on Thursday 2 September. Emergency series was called at around 9pm, but Ms Javed died at the scene a short time later. Her death was being […]
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Police officers given increased search powers in Beeston following violence

Increased stop and search powers have been put in place temporarily in part of the Beeston area of Leeds following a number of recent incidents believed to be linked to ongoing conflict between two groups. Senior officers at West Yorkshire Police have authorised the use of Section 60 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order […]
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Police name man who died after being assaulted in Halifax

Police have released the name of a man who died following an assault in Myrtle Avenue, Halifax on Saturday. Casey Badhams, who was aged 20, was taken to hospital with serious injuries following the assault, where he died a short time later. A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said; “The Homicide and Major Enquiry Team […]
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Wakefield Covid 19 campaign a success

A community campaign to promote the importance of COVID-19 vaccination and testing has been hailed an overwhelming success – with more than 20,000 homes visited. Teams from Wakefield Council have visited residents across the district in a bid to increase vaccination and testing uptake, offer support and answer any queries which people may have. Now, […]
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